James Revels In The Lap Of Luxury As Big Brother's First HoH

James becomes this season's first HoH.

James becomes this season's first HoH.

When you get 16 very different personalities together under one roof, it's bound to be one crazy summer. 
This group is ready for an unpredictable summer!

This group is ready for an unpredictable summer!

Meg, Jeff, Da'Vonne, James, and Clay smile pretty for the camera in the BB backyard. When all the scheming for the week is said and done, these HGs just want to have a little fun. After all, some of these peeps are superfans, so being in the house is ah-mazing! 
The guys kick it by playing a little air guitar.

The guys kick it by playing a little air guitar.

Either Clay, Johnny Mac, and Austin are starting their very own BB house band, or these three are just pumped not to be on the chopping block.
James hangs out with Shelli.

James hangs out with Shelli.

This country boy grabs a photo with this blonde cutie during his HoH run. 
James and Vanessa are rockin' shades for days.

James and Vanessa are rockin' shades for days.

Even if these two are indoors, they can still sport sunglasses with style! Then again, Vanessa's definitely used to this accessory as a professional poker player in Vegas.
Da'Vonne and James cozy up for a photo together.

Da'Vonne and James cozy up for a photo together.

James moves through the house, mingling with all the Houseguests for selfies, including Da'Vonne, who is known to many of the HGs as "Mama Day."
Steve shows his off guns.

Steve shows his off guns.

The girls may be busy primping, but Steve's got time to flex his muscles. 
James and Steve are BB buddies.

James and Steve are BB buddies.

These two wasted no time getting to know each other in the house. 
The HGs cool off poolside.

The HGs cool off poolside.

Becky, Austin, Jason, and Liz hit the water after sunbathing in the backyard. Gearing up for eviction day never looked so good. 
Jason strikes a pose in awesome animal-print.

Jason strikes a pose in awesome animal-print.

With such a fierce personality, no one can pull off animal-print pants quite like Jason. We dig 'em.
The guys get into some unique poses.

The guys get into some unique poses.

Jace, Johnny Mac, James, Jeff, and Clay bond by the pool before this week's eviction night. Who knows? One of them may be the first HG evicted this season, but we're sure all the female fans are hoping that's not the case. 
With Big Brother comes hours of outdoor workouts.

With Big Brother comes hours of outdoor workouts.

James joins the guys in a dumbell workout sesh. Pump that iron, boys.
The ladies assist Jason with this killer pose.

The ladies assist Jason with this killer pose.

The ladies let Jason shine bright as the focal point of this lovely photo and, well, he sure seems to be loving it.
Austin takes Jason to new heights.

Austin takes Jason to new heights.

Pro wrestler Austin throws Jason over his shoulders and proves he may just be this year's toughest HG.
Jace and Austin pucker up.

Jace and Austin pucker up.

Looks like Big Brother can add one more legendary bromance to their list. 
Becky snuggles up to James.

Becky snuggles up to James.

Becky and James pose for a selfie during James' week as HoH. 
Hey, ladies!

Hey, ladies!

Clay rocks the perfect summer look—complete with beach ball, cowboy hat, shades, and that gorgeous tan. 
Clay and Meg spoon for a snapshot.

Clay and Meg spoon for a snapshot.

We sure hope Shelli doesn't mind that Clay took a moment to hang out with Meg.
Jackie and James take a selfie.

Jackie and James take a selfie.

While the other Houseguests clean up, these two find time to smile pretty for the camera.
There's no privacy in the Big Brother house.

There's no privacy in the Big Brother house.

Jeff may have experience on reality shows, but he's never had to share a bathroom with 15 other people—unitl now!
Not too cool for the pool.

Not too cool for the pool.

James picked the perfect time to pose with his bikini-clad Houseguests, Liz, Becky, and Jackie.
James kicks back as BB17's first HoH.

James kicks back as BB17's first HoH.

Making this season's first nominations for eviction is no easy task, so it's only fitting that James gets some time to relax in his HoH suite.